Metronomy Forever

Metronomy - Metronomy Forever
Critic Score
Based on 18 reviews
2019 Ratings: #405 / 654
User Score
Based on 162 ratings
2019 Ratings: #993
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September 13, 2019 / Release Date
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Metronomy Forever sees the band at their most relaxed. The whole album has a rather lackadaisical nature, drifting through groovy synthpop numbers and moody instrumentals like a lazy river. Bandleader Joe Mount supposedly made this album by himself just because he could. Thankfully Metronomy turns this laid back attitude into a strength, and churns out a number of solid tunes. Songs like "Whitsand Bay" and "Lately" are classic Metronomy, and can easily stack up against ... read more
Love how the users on here 9/10 times average out to giving an album the same rating as pitchfork's. This is actually a very good album minus a few records that really bring it down such as "Sex Emojis" and "Salted Caramel Ice Cream".
I really wanted to love this. This is a pretty solid indie pop record, but nothing extraordinary as Metronomy tends to serves us. I might grow on this, but seems kind of bland and uninteresting, even though the performances and production is on point.

Decent 6
Wedding 7.5/10
Whitsand Bay 7/.510
Insecurity 8.5/10
Salted Caramel Ice Cream 9/10
Driving 7/10
Lately 8.5/10
Lying Low 8/10
Forever Is A Long Time 7.5/10
The Light 7.5/10
Sex Emoji 5/10
Walking In The Dark 8/10
Insecure 8/10
Miracle Rooftop 8/10
Upset My Girlfriend 7.5/10
Wedding bells 8.5/10
Lately (Going Spare) 8/10
Ur Mixtape 7/10
Average: 8.1/10
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Track List

  1. Wedding
  2. Whitsand Bay
  3. Insecurity
  4. Salted Caramel Ice Cream
  5. Driving
  6. Lately
  7. Lying Low
  8. Forever Is a Long Time
  9. The Light
  10. Sex Emoji
  11. Walking In the Dark
  12. Insecure
  13. Miracle Rooftop
  14. Upset My Girlfriend
  15. Wedding Bells
  16. Lately (Going Spare)
  17. Ur Mixtape
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Added on: June 19, 2019